Wildlife Sanctuaries and Game Lodges

ID #4899

Mpofu Game Reserve, Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape.

7500-Ha reserve in the Katberg Mountains. Rich diversity of game and habitat. Dense forests, rivers and rock pools. Farm-style accommodation. Steep terrain and varied rainfall supports a surprising variety of plant and animal species. Forests with ancient yellowwood trees, valley bushveld and open grasslands – a hikers dream. Game includes Burchell’s zebra, bushbuck, eland, giraffe, white rhino, springbok and Cape buffalo. Established on land owned by 1820 settlers. Their classic homes have been converted into lodges.  The reserve is close to Chief Maqoma’s Kraal, the exact location of which is a closely guarded secret. Features include:

•    Game Drives: Day or night, self-drive or in our open 4x4’s
•    Walking Trails: Day trails and the start of the 3-day Katberg Trail
•    Birding: ask for the best sites
•    Educational Tours: Enquire at the site office
•    Picnics

Fort Beaufort is on the R67 north of Grahamstown, which is on the N2 east of Port Elizabeth, which is close to the intersection of the N2 with the N10.  Travel north on the R67 from Grahamstown towards Fort Beaufort.  Mpofu is on the left.

Contct:            +27 (40) 864 9450 telephone enquiries
+27 (40) 635 2115 telephone reservations

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Last update: 2014-05-15 22:48
Author: Alan McIver
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